Letterform Comparison

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Characters having a common font share geometries and dimensions, but how? Is an "o" symmetric? What's the difference between an "O" and a "0"? If you flip a "b", do you get a "d"? Are lowercase and uppercase the same height? This Demonstration lets you explore the relationships between characters by sliding and reflecting superimposed letter shapes.

Contributed by: Christopher Carlson (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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